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Helmet (kabuto)
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Helmet (kabuto)


Description Provenance Inscription
Description Iron conical shaped hachi and mabisashi, the former of two plates riveted up the middle with ribs at jointures. Silver dragon inlaid on each side with clouds inlaid in gold. Tube hachimanza with horse hair plume. Shikoro of of six lames, the upper one turning into the fukigaeshi. Uchimayu are embossed on the visor in the front.
Provenance Acquired at Bunkio Matsuki sale, no. 279, 1906 ($35)
Inscriptions None

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Period
late 16th century (early Edo)
Medium
Iron, silver, gold, cloth
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.617
Measurements
Overall: 10 5/8 in. (27 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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